Mantegna, Andrea

Mantegna, Andrea
Biography of the Italian painter

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  • Mantegna, Andrea — born 1431?, near Vicenza, Republic of Venice died Sept. 13, 1506, Mantua, March of Mantua Italian painter. The son of a woodworker, he was adopted by Francesco Squarcione, a tailor turned painter; Mantegna was one of several pupils who later sued …   Universalium

  • Mantegna, Andrea — (c. 1431 1506)    The leading painter of the Early Renaissance in Northern Italy; a master of perspective and foreshortening. Mantegna was born near Padua where he was trained by the painter Francesco Squarcione, who was also an art collector and …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Mantegna, Andrea — (1431 1506)    North Italian painter, trained at Padua but also influenced by Florentine artists, especially the sculptor Donatello, who worked in Padua while Mantegna was an apprentice, and by the treatise Della pittura by Leon Battista Alberti …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Mantegna, Andrea — ► (1431 1506) Pintor y grabador italiano, uno de los grandes artistas del Renacimiento. Su actividad artística documentada se inicia con la decoración de la capilla Overati, en la iglesia de los Eremitani de Padua. Firmó obras como la tabla de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mantegna,Andrea — Man·te·gna (män tānʹyə, tĕʹnyä), Andrea. 1431 1506. Italian painter who was a pioneer in the Renaissance style. Among his works are the altarpiece for the Church of San Zeno in Verona (1456 1459) and the wedding chamber at the Palazzo Ducale in… …   Universalium

  • MANTEGNA, ANDREA —    an Italian painter and engraver, born at Padua; his works were numerous, did atlas pieces and frescoes, his greatest The Triumph of Cæsar ; he was a man of versatile genius, was sculptor and poet as well as painter, and his influence on… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Mantegna — Mantegna, Andrea …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Andrea Mantegna — St. Sebastian, 1480; panel; Musée du Louvre Birth name Andrea Mantegna Born c. 1431 I …   Wikipedia

  • Andrea Mantegna — Andrea Mantegna, Cristo muerto, Pinacoteca de Brera (Milán). Nacimiento Circa 1431 Isla de Carturo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Andrea Mantegna —     Andrea Mantegna     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Andrea Mantegna     Italian painter; born according to some authorities, at Vicenza, according to others at Padua, in 1431, died at Mantua, 13 September, 1506. Little is known of his origin save… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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